Magnesium, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: MG
POE DESCRIPTION: MAGNESIUM; MG; MG
CPT CODE: 83735; 83735
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: 1.6-2.7 mg/dL
TEST SYNONYM(S):Mg